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U.S. Week Ahead: Obama to talk jobs, jobs, jobs

Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 02:49

Jan. 20 - Reuters White House Correspondent Jeff Mason says President Barack Obama is set to discuss job creation, housing and tax reform during his State of the Union address on Tuesday.

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-- -- you're US week ahead expect jobs to top president Barack Obama's agenda when he gives his State of the Union Address on Tuesday at 9 PM it will be his last one before the November election he comes after polls showed he was losing support from independent voters. Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason says Obama will push his economic engine. One thing that we think he may talk about in that speech or in the days afterwards. -- new initiatives for housing and also for tax policy to encourage companies -- in source or keep jobs here in the United States. The apple juggernaut is expected to keep on rolling reports on Tuesday after the and tech giant should -- first quarter earnings rise ten dollars five cents a share thanks to healthy iPhone and iPad sales. Start -- says there's not high probability could be by 53 cents. The biggest challenge facing the 100 billion dollar plus company could now actually be maintaining its ease of -- The Federal Reserve set to make an historic shift during yesterday's meetings starting Tuesday. Is that banks expect public policy makers forecast for interest rates. And possibly and it's a target for inflation and Reuters correspondent pig -- is as focused philosophy on chairman Ben Bernanke's news conference on Wednesday. The big question for them is particularly three or not to QE3. Now additional bond purchases are not very likely in the immediate future that the economy where falter later in the year. There was certainly again become a strong possibility. We'll -- the health of the recovery on Friday with an advance street GP. At 8:30 AM. I have arts says the economy should grow by over 3% in the fourth quarter. But don't break out the champagne just yet but forecaster -- inventories are boosting activity which means that future still looks a -- -- Also keep an eye out for the IMF's world economic outlook on Tuesday. -- busy week for earnings with over a hundred companies slated to report. These include big names in healthcare tech and industrials. On the radar Halliburton on Monday Johnson Johnson McDonald's and Yahoo! on Tuesday Netflix comes out on Wednesday Starbucks Thursday. And Chevron and forward on Friday. I'm Rhonda schaffler is his writers insider and you should watch Reuters cited coverage. Other economic reform from Davos Switzerland beginning January 24.

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U.S. Week Ahead: Obama to talk jobs, jobs, jobs

Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 02:49